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Compass is the dental contract management system for commissioners, providers, performers and practice staff.

Log in to Compass

Find out how to change or reset your Compass password or memorable word (PDF: 632KB).

To help you get the most from Compass, we’ve produced a range of help, guidance and tutorials for Compass users.

View the schedule programme.

COVID-19 Workforce Data Collection Form - England only

The NHS’s response to coronavirus (COVID-19) is not yet over and practices should continue to follow government, public health, and NHS England and NHS Improvement guidance. 

The monthly retrospective workforce return, which the NHSBSA have been asked to implement and collect on behalf of NHS England and NHS Improvement, provides information to NHS England and NHS Improvement regional teams and local commissioners about the status of the dental practice workforce during the pandemic. 

The expectation is that this form is completed while NHS dental providers continue to receive ongoing monthly contractual payments and move to full recovery and restoration of dental services.

Log in to Compass to complete the new Workforce Data Collection Form, or read our help resources:

COVID-19 Workforce Data Collection Form common errors (PDF: 239KB)

COVID-19 Workforce Data Collection Form guidance (PDF: 775KB)

COVID-19 Workforce Data Collection Form FAQs (PDF: 135KB)

COVID-19 Workforce Data Collection Form WTE calculation tool v12.6 (Excel: 721KB)

COVID-19 Triage Form - England only

Log in to Compass to complete the Triage Form when a patient is given either remote advice or an appointment for face-to-face treatment. Updates have been made to the guidance and FAQs:

COVID-19 Triage Form guidance v4.1 (PDF: 1.3MB)

COVID-19 Triage Form FAQs v4.2 (PDF: 175KB) 

Adding or removing performers - England only

Use the contract amend function on Compass to:

  • add or remove performers from your contract
  • change the allocation of NPE / NPEE between performers

Do not forget to select 'Submit' after you have made your changes or they will be lost.

You’ll need to email the completed Compass authorisation form CAF (Excel: 59KB) to your commissioning organisation within 7 days of submitting the changes.

Read the ‘Guidance notes’ tab within the document for advice on how to complete the form.  Once completed, send the form to the appropriate email address in the ‘Contact details’ tab.

Compass user agreement

Make sure you've read, understood and accepted the Compass terms and conditions in the Compass user agreement (PDF: 217KB).

Standard operating procedures for primary care settings

28th February 2020

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